Nova Systems Inc.
 

Our Team

When you call Nova, you are engaging a group of qualified engineers and technicians who have over 70 years of combined industry experience. With a diversity of expertise, from programming and retrofits to industrial motion control and operator interface devices, the Nova team is well equipped to handle any project or service call. The Nova team will work closely with you to achieve your desired goals in a timely manner. We can also provide you with panel construction, training and technical documentation that includes CAD drawings, instruction manuals and software printouts.

Our Team Includes:

 


Sara RS Miller

Sara RS Miller

Chairman

After running her own PLC software company, Valley Controls, Sara became one of the original founders of Nova Systems in 1995. During the early years of Nova, she provided the expertise for PLC ladder logic programming and PC programming using C. Sara would also work with machine operators to design functional Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) screens. As the company grew, both in employee count and revenues, Sara migrated into the role of Managing Partner and is only occasionally programming for special projects.

When not directly involved with Nova responsibilities, Sara can be found volunteering for the Skylight Opera Theatre, reading classic books or attending live performances featuring local Art groups in the Milwaukee area.

Sara graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a BS in Nutritional Sciences and from Milwaukee School of Engineering with an AAS in Computer Engineering Technology.

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Kenn Anderson

Kenneth M. Anderson

President

As one of the original founders of Nova Systems, Kenn wears many hats. Apart from supporting engineering and technical activities, his primary focus is to meet with potential clients and listen to their concerns. With over 40 years of industrial experience, a large network of technical resources and the expertise of the Nova engineering team, Kenn will formalize a plan and create a proposal to address and offer a solution to the current issue.

Before heading to the office, Kenn usually starts his day with a workout at the YMCA. Away from the office, one will find him up in the North woods taking pictures, bicycling the local trails or playing guitar.

Kenn graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a BS in Electrical Engineering.

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Ibrar Ahmad

Application Engineer

Ibrar has experience in the plastics, mining, automotive, computer support, and customer service fields, through his interns, co-op's, and career. Ibrar spends his time working on automation projects at Nova, when he is not at customer sites troubleshooting machinery.

When Ibrar is away from Nova, he likes to read history, ride his motorcycle, listen to music, and volunteer for various local causes.

Ibrar likes challenging himself to keep learning more in the field of electrical engineering. Ibrar chose the electrical engineering field, after realizing his first and second choices of anthropology and famous rock guitarist, respectively, did not work out.

Ibrar has a BS in Electrical Engineering from UW-Milwaukee, with a minor in Computer Science, and an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

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Noah Anderson

IT & Electrical Technician

Noah has returned to the Nova as full member of the team after having assisted us in our IT needs as a contractor. In addition to IT, Noah will now support our phone system and any other technical issues on the administrative side of the business. His main responsibility will be to manage the shop and the assembly and electrical work on control panels. He is also training to help Nova out with service calls regarding variable speed drives and projects that require PC hardware and software.

Noah completed an IT Networking program at ITT Technical Institute.

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Kate DeChambre

Kate M. Dechambre

Application Engineer

Kate has had many roles at Nova since her beginning as an Engineering Intern, including administrative and accounting responsibilities. She is now Nova's inside Application Engineer with the responsibilities of project management and coordination with the customer, programming, CAD, project documentation and purchasing.

Outside of work, Kate enjoys playing volleyball. Her other interests include traveling, photography, music, reading and spending time with her friends and family.

Kate graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering and then went on to complete her MS in Biomedical Engineering from the Lübeck University of Applied Sciences in Lübeck, Germany.

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Ben Otto

Ben Otto

Application Engineer

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Daniel J. Steiner

Engineering Intern

Dan joined the Nova Systems team in June 2016. He comes to Nova with previous internship experience in the paper industry at Georgia-Pacific and working with industrial controls at his father's company, Machine Control Specialists. The Appleton, WI native is tasked with assisting in projects in every step from design to installation.

Outside of work and school Dan enjoys to spend time with his girlfriend, family, and friends. One of his favorite things to do is travel to his family's cabin in Barnes, WI. Dan also enjoys the outdoors through fishing, hunting and motorcycling.

Dan has an AAS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Fox Valley Technical College and is currently a senior at Milwaukee School of Engineering majoring in Electrical Engineering.

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Codie R. Watson

Codie R. Watson

Accounting and Administrative Assistant

Codie joined the Nova team in January 2016. She is responsible for all things accounting, such as accounts payable and accounts receivable. During her two year internship, she will be exposed to all aspects of running a small business.

Codie is a senior at Wisconsin Lutheran College majoring in Accounting, minoring in English. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and reading.

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